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Chennai's air pollution alarmingly toxic: Study
The New Indian Express , Thursday, May 11, 2017

CHENNAI: A study conducted by the Coastal Resource Centre has revealed that the air quality in Chennai is alarmingly toxic. Shattering the commonly held belief that only industrial regions and parts ...More


At odds on impact of odd-even on pollution
G.S. Mudur
The Telegraph , Thursday, May 11, 2017

New Delhi, May 10: Curbs on road traffic imposed by the Delhi government last year through the so-called "odd-even" formula virtually failed to reduce air pollution over the capital, scientists said i ...More


Boat Club, Poes Garden not spared from pollution: Report
The Hindu , Thursday, May 11, 2017

Pushing industries to the city fringes doesn’t help, say activists If you think that posh residential neighbourhoods such as Boat Club and Poes Garden have lesser pollution levels due to their tree c ...More


Goa puts off renewal of mining leases over rising air pollution
The Hindu , Thursday, May 11, 2017

Pollution Control Board asked to submit air quality report The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) deferred the renewal of leases of 12 of the 13 iron-ore mines in Sonshi village in north Goa f ...More


Cancer risk tied to pollution in environment
The Telegraph , Wednesday, May 10, 2017

New Delhi, May 9: Prolonged exposure to poor air quality appears to increase the risk of cancer, particularly breast and prostate cancers, a study in the US has suggested, bolstering evidence for envi ...More


Act now or vanish into thin air
DR RAKESH KUMAR
Deccan Chronicle , Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Urban air pollution is a major concern in major cities throughout the world in both developed and developing countries. Exposure to high concentrations of pollutants is directly or indirectly linked t ...More


NGT issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt on gasleak
PTI
Press Trust of India , Tuesday, May 09, 2017

New Delhi, May 8 (PTI) The recent chemical spill at the Tughlaqabad container depot here which led to the hospitalisation of over 450 schoolchildren, today prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek ...More


Better air by 2030? Plans need to change
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 09, 2017

New Delhi: The strategy to cut down air pollution levels in the capital by 2030 has to go much beyond the government's current plan and will perhaps have to be slightly different from the strategies ...More


Government to conduct study on city’s pollution level
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, May 08, 2017

PATNA: Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA) will soon conduct a study on air, soil, water and noise pollution in Patna in order to find solutions for improving the overall environment in ...More


DisCourse: Act now or vanish into thin air
DR RAKESH KUMAR
THE ASIAN AGE , Monday, May 08, 2017

Urban air pollution is a major concern in major cities throughout the world in both developed and developing countries. Exposure to high concentrations of pollutants is directly or indirectly linked t ...More


Beijing Removes 1.8 Lakh Old, Polluting Cars From Roads, Needs to Reach 3 Lakh to Meet the Target
Reuters
News 18 , Saturday, May 06, 2017

Beijing removed 180,000 old and polluting vehicles from its roads in the first four months of 2017, the Chinese capital's environmental bureau has said, as part of its efforts to tackle congestion and ...More


Beijing Takes 180,000 Polluting Cars Off The Road In Four Months
Reuters
NDTV , Saturday, May 06, 2017

Beijing, in a bid to get to grips with congestion and smog, took 180,000 old vehicles off its roads between January - April 2017. A plan of action put out in 2015 committed the city to removing 1 mill ...More


1.8 lakh old, polluting cars removed from Beijing roads in four months
Reuters
India Today , Saturday, May 06, 2017

Beijing removed 180,000 old and polluting vehicles from its roads in the first four months of 2017, the Chinese capital's environmental bureau has said, as part of its efforts to tackle congestion and ...More


Beijing removes 180,000 old, polluting cars from roads from January – April
Reuters
The Financial Express , Friday, May 05, 2017

Beijing removed 180,000 old and polluting vehicles from its roads in the first four months of 2017, the Chinese capital’s environmental bureau has said, as part of its efforts to tackle congestion and ...More


Beijing removes 180,000 old, polluting cars from roads from January-April
Reuters , Friday, May 05, 2017

Beijing removed 180,000 old and polluting vehicles from its roads in the first four months of 2017, the Chinese capital's environmental bureau has said, as part of its efforts to tackle congestion and ...More


Air pollution: SC orders CPCB to fix emission norms for industries
Satya Prakash
The Tribune , Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Centre Pollution for Control Board (CPCB) to fix by June 30 emission standards for industries in the National Capital Region using pet coke and furnace oil tha ...More


Forming a 'Chakr' around air pollution to help Delhi breathe
CHHAVI BHATIA
DNA India , Thursday, May 04, 2017

One hot summer afternoon two years ago, as they sipped on sugarcane juice, observing closely the motor of juice machine, came their eureka moment. The wall where the kiosk was parked had turned jet bl ...More


NASA images show massive upsurge in crop burning
Sowmiya Ashok
The Indian Express , Thursday, May 04, 2017

Over the past one week, images from NASA have revealed a massive upsurge in the number of fires in the Delhi-NCR area, showing the prevalence of crop residue burning in the region, especially in Harya ...More


Three-year plan to let Delhi breathe
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 03, 2017

NEW DELHI: Underlining air pollution as a serious problem, the government's think tank NitiAayog in its latest action agenda has come out with a five-point remedy, including higher taxes on petrol\die ...More


Top court tells central body to fix emission standards for polluting industries in Delhi-NCR Bhadra Sinha and MalavikaVyawahare
Hindustan Times , Wednesday, May 03, 2017

After cracking the whip on polluting vehicles, the Supreme Court turned on Tuesday its spotlight to polluting industries in Delhi and NCR. A bench headed by Justice MB Lokur ordered the Centre Pollut ...More


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